As I read The True Believer, it struck me: I’m reading a book about the unilevel disintegration of TPD’s Level II. And this fits pretty well with my experience working in movements.
The Theory of Positive Disintegration admittedly has a lot of jargon, but there’s a lot packed into those terms. In this post, we’ll dig into the abstraction that Dabrowski called the “third factor,” the guiding force of higher level reintegration.
In which I explore evidence that—as I suspected!—I’m not the only DSA member who might get something out of the Theory of Positive Disintegration.
Is it possible to create an environment that intentionally cranks up person’s excitability, even if they weren’t overexcitable to begin with? Continue reading Guest Post: TPD Glasses and Tear Gas
Today, on his birthday, I’m honoring Dad with mindfulness. Continue reading Mindfulness and the Personality Ideal
So much of the material out there on giftedness talks about caring for your gifted child. But how do you care for an exceptionally gifted parent? Continue reading Dad, Supernova
I hereby announce the opening of my page on Dabrowski’s Theory of Positive Disintegration. Continue reading That Psychological Theory I Go On About